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  • The Roman Invasion of Britain

    The Roman Invasion of Britain
    av Hoffmann, Birgitta

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781526756633

    The purpose of this book is to take what we think we know about the Roman Conquest of Britain from historical sources, and compare it with the archaeological evidence, which is often contradictory. Archaeologists and historians all too often work in…

  • Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt

    Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784992446

    This volume, published in honour of Egyptologist Professor Rosalie David OBE, presents the latest research on three of the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian civilisation: mummies, magic and medical practice. Drawing on recent archaeological…

  • Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt

    Mummies, Magic and Medicine in Ancient Egypt

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784992439

    This volume, published in honour of Egyptologist Professor Rosalie David OBE, presents the latest research on three of the most important aspects of ancient Egyptian civilisation: mummies, magic and medical practice. Drawing on recent archaeological…

  • The Annals

    The Annals
    av Cornelius Tacitus

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192824219

    'He was atrocious in his brutality, but his lechery was kept hidden... In the end, he erupted into an orgy of crime and ignominy alike'Such is Tacitus' obituary of Tiberius, and he is no less caustic in his opinion of the weak and cuckolded Claudius…

  • The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories

    The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400031146

    From the editor of the widely praised The Landmark Thucydides, a new Landmark Edition of The Histories by Herodotus. Cicero called Herodotus "the father of history," and his only work, The Histories, is considered the first true piece of historical…

  • Cultural Memory and Early Civilization

    Cultural Memory and Early Civilization
    av Jan Assmann

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521188029

    Now available to an English-speaking audience, this book presents a groundbreaking theoretical analysis of memory, identity and culture. It investigates how cultures remember, arguing that human memory exists and is communicated in two ways, namely…

  • Cultural Memory and Early Civilization

    Cultural Memory and Early Civilization
    av Jan Assmann

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521763813

    Now available to an English-speaking audience, this book presents a groundbreaking theoretical analysis of memory, identity and culture. It investigates how cultures remember, arguing that human memory exists and is communicated in two ways, namely…

  • Bronze Age Settlement and Land-Use in Thy, Northwest Denmark, vol 1+2

    Bronze Age Settlement and Land-Use in Thy, Northwest Denmark, vol 1+2

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788793423220

    This two-volume, multi-author and multi-disciplinary monographs sheds new light on the Bronze Age in Thy from many different angles, and places the archaeology of the area in both a detailed regional and a broader supra-regional North Sea context. I…

  • Arkeologi i Norden, del 2

    Arkeologi i Norden, del 2

    Häftad - 2012 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789127134782

    Arkeologernas uppfattning om forntidens människor, deras inbördes relationer och deras sätt att leva har i grunden förändrats under det senaste decenniet. Med ny metodik och med hjälp av tvärvetenskapligt forskningsarbete kan den moderna arkeologin…

  • History Begins at Sumer

    History Begins at Sumer
    av Samuel Noah Kramer

    Häftad - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780812212761

    Which civilization had the first system of law? The first formal educational system? The first tax cut? The first love song? The answers were found in excavations of ancient Sumer, a society so developed, resourceful, and enterprising that it, in a…

  • Rome Resurgent

    Rome Resurgent
    av Peter Heather

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199362745

    Between the fall of the western Roman Empire in the fifth century and the collapse of the east in the face of the Arab invasions in the seventh, the remarkable era of the Emperor Justinian (527-568) dominated the Mediterranean region. Famous for his…

  • Rome Resurgent

    Rome Resurgent
    av Peter Heather

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780197500538

    Between the fall of the western Roman Empire in the fifth century and the collapse of the east in the face of the Arab invasions in the seventh, the remarkable era of the Emperor Justinian (527-568) dominated the Mediterranean region. Famous for his…

  • Xenophon

    Xenophon
    av J. Antrich

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780906515112

    This volume, originally published in 1978, offers some 800-850 lines of the 'Anabasis' in Greek with English summaries of the intervening passages to give an idea of the whole of Xenophon's exciting adventure. Notes at the foot of each page assist w…

  • When Life Nearly Died

    When Life Nearly Died
    av Michael J. Benton

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500291931

    The greatest mass extinction in Earth's history happened some 251 million years ago. In this cataclysm at least 90% of life was killed, both on land and in the sea, almost bringing evolution to a halt. What caused destruction on such an unimaginable…

  • Gods and Myths of Ancient Egypt

    Gods and Myths of Ancient Egypt
    av Robert A. Armour

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789774167485

    Robert Armour's classic text, long cherished by a generation of readers, is now complemented with more than 50 new photographs and line drawings that show the gods and goddesses in their characteristic forms. Armour maintains a strong narrative thre…

  • Medieval Finds from Excavations in London: Set

    Medieval Finds from Excavations in London: Set
    av Various Various

    Häftad - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781843837145

    Includes all seven volumes from the Museum of London's highly acclaimed Medieval Finds from Excavations in London series: Knives and Scabbards [9781843833536], Shoes and Pattens [9781843832386], Dress Accessories, c. 1150- c. 1450 [9781843833512], T…

  • The Life and Death of Ancient Cities

    The Life and Death of Ancient Cities
    av Greg Woolf

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780199664733

    The human race is on a 10,000 year urban adventure. Our ancestors wandered the planet or lived scattered in villages, yet by the end of this century almost all of us will live in cities. But that journey has not been a smooth one and urban civilizat…

  • The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine

    The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine
    av Michael Kulikowski

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674241381

    "A genuinely bracing and innovative history of Rome." --Times Literary SupplementThe Triumph of Empire takes us into the political heart of imperial Rome and recounts the extraordinary challenges overcome by a flourishing empire. Roman politics coul…

  • The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine

    The Triumph of Empire: The Roman World from Hadrian to Constantine
    av Michael Kulikowski

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780674659612

    The Triumph of Empire takes readers into the political heart of imperial Rome and recounts the extraordinary challenges overcome by a flourishing empire. Michael Kulikowski's history begins with the reign of Hadrian, who visited the farthest reaches…

  • A Shadow of War

    A Shadow of War
    av Claudia Theune

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789088904547

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

    Storpocket - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140437645

    Spanning thirteen centuries from the age of Trajan to the taking of Constantinople by the Turks, DECLINE & FALL is one of the greatest narratives in European Literature. David Womersley's masterly selection and bridging commentary enables the reader…

  • Ancient Libraries

    Ancient Libraries

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781316628843

    The circulation of books was the motor of classical civilization. However, books were both expensive and rare, and so libraries - private and public, royal and civic - played key roles in articulating intellectual life. This collection, written by a…

  • What is History?

    What is History?
    av E. H. Carr

    Storpocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780141010205

    'Not only our most distinguished historian but also one of the most valuable contributors to historical theory' SpectatorIn answering the question, 'what is history?', E. H. Carr's acclaimed and influential bestseller shows that the facts of history…

  • The Textile Revolution in Bronze Age Europe

    The Textile Revolution in Bronze Age Europe

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781108493598

    Textile production and the introduction of wool and woolen textiles represented a great revolution in Bronze Age Europe at the dawn of the second millennium BC. The available contemporary written sources from the Mediterranean and Near East suggest…

  • Magicians of the Gods: Sequel to the International Bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods

    Magicians of the Gods: Sequel to the International Bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods
    av Graham Hancock

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250045928

    Graham Hancock's multi-million bestseller Fingerprints of the Gods remains an astonishing, deeply controversial, wide-ranging investigation of the mysteries of our past and the evidence for Earth's lost civilization. Twenty years on, Hancock returns…

  • Augustine of Hippo

    Augustine of Hippo
    av Peter Brown

    Pocket - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780520280410

    This classic biography was first published thirty years ago and has since established itself as the standard account of Saint Augustine's life and teaching.

  • The Celts

    The Celts
    av Dr. Alice Roberts

    Storpocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784293352

    'Informed, impeccably researched and written' Neil Oliver 'A masterpiece of evocative scientific storytelling' Brian Cox The Celts are one of the world's most mysterious ancient people. In this compelling account, Alice Roberts takes us on a journ…

  • The Celts

    The Celts
    av Dr. Alice Roberts

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784293321

    'Informed, impeccably researched and written' Neil OliverThe Celts are one of the world's most mysterious ancient people. In this compelling account, Alice Roberts takes us on a journey across Europe, uncovering the truth about this engimatic tribe:…

  • The Landmark Thucydides

    The Landmark Thucydides

    Häftad - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684827902

    Thucydides called his account of two decades of war between Athens and Sparta "a possssion for all time," and indeed it is the first and still most famous work in the Western historical tradition. Considered essential reading for generals, statesmen…

  • Warfare in Bronze Age Society

    Warfare in Bronze Age Society

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781107185562

    Warfare in Bronze Age Society takes a fresh look at warfare and its role in reshaping Bronze Age society. The Bronze Age represents the global emergence of a militarized society with a martial culture, materialized in a package of new efficient weap…

  • Philip II of Macedonia

    Philip II of Macedonia
    av Professor Richard A. Gabriel

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781597975193

    Philip II of Macedonia (382-336 BCE), unifier of Greece, author of Greece's first federal constitution, founder of the first territorial state with a centralized administrative structure in Europe, forger of the first Western national army, first gr…

  • Domina

    Domina
    av Guy de la Bedoyere

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300230307

    A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero-these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one…

  • Domina

    Domina
    av Guy de la Bedoyere

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300254846

    A captivating popular history that shines a light on the notorious Julio-Claudian women who forged an empire Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero-these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one…

  • Viking Navigation

    Viking Navigation
    av Soren Thirslund

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788785180612

    How was the Norse Navigator able to shape his course across the North Atlantic long before the invention of the magnetic compass? This book tells the story of the Viking Sun Compass and how it allowed the Vikings to sail across the Atlantic. In 1948…

  • The Later Roman Empire

    The Later Roman Empire
    av Ammianus Marcellinus

    Storpocket - 1986 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140444063

    Ammianus Marcellinus was the last great Roman historian, and his writings rank alongside those of Livy and Tacitus. The Later Roman Empire chronicles a period of twenty-five years during Marcellinus' own lifetime, covering the reigns of Constantius,…

  • The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

    The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781782744368

    For more than 3,000 years, Egypt was home to the greatest civilization on earth. Illustrated with more than 1,500 photographs and specially commissioned illustrations, The Encyclopedia of Ancient Egypt is a celebration of the wonders of ancient Egyp…

  • Hathors Alchemy

    Hathors Alchemy
    av Alison M Roberts

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780952423331

    Ever since alchemy first emerged in Graeco-Roman Egypt, alchemists have said their wisdom came from the pharaonic temples. Yet though the West has had unprecedented access to this hidden knowledge since the decipherment of hieroglyphs, ancient Egypt…

  • Gods and Robots

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691183510

    The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life-and even invented real automated machines The first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was created not by…

  • Gods and Robots

    Gods and Robots
    av Adrienne Mayor

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780691202266

    The fascinating untold story of how the ancients imagined robots and other forms of artificial life-and even invented real automated machines The first robot to walk the earth was a bronze giant called Talos. This wondrous machine was created not by…

  • Cicero

    Cicero
    av Anthony Everitt

    Häftad - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375758959

    A lively portrait of the quintessential Roman politician describes the life and times of the ancient statesman, based on the witty and candid letters that Cicero wrote to his friend Atticus in which he described the events and personalities that sha…

  • Chronicle of the Roman Republic

    Chronicle of the Roman Republic
    av Philip Matyszak

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500287637

    New in paperback, here is a highly readable account of 56 of the extraordinary characters whose lives were the defining threads in the great adventure and final tragedy that was the Roman Republic. In this history we see the best and worst of the Ro…

  • Legions of Rome: The Definitive History of Every Imperial Roman Legion

    Legions of Rome: The Definitive History of Every Imperial Roman Legion
    av Stephen Dando-Collins

    Inbunden - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250004710

    The complete history of every Imperial Roman legion and what it achieved as a fighting force, by an award-winning historianIn this landmark publication, Stephen Dando-Collins does what no other author has ever attempted to do: provide a complete his…

  • Langbehns testamente - Ett tyskt århundrade i tio kapitel

    Langbehns testamente - Ett tyskt århundrade i tio kapitel
    av Per Landin

    Halvklotband - 2017 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789185301171

    I "Langbehns testamente" skildras det tyska nittonhundratalet genom ett subjektivt urval personligheter. Här finns den tysk-bolivianska gerillakvinnan – dotter till en nationalsocialistisk kameraman – som mördade Che Gueveras baneman bar…

  • Signs from Silence

    Signs from Silence
    av Petr Charvat

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788024631301

    The Royal Tombs of Ur, dating from approximately 3000-2700 BCE, are among the most famous and impressive archeological discoveries of the twentieth century. Excavated between 1922 and 1934 under the direction of Leonard Woolley, this site is one of…

  • Memento Mori

    Memento Mori
    av Paul Koudounaris

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500517789

    Memento Mori takes the reader on a ghoulish but beautiful tour of some of the world's more unusual sacred sites and traditions, in which human remains are displayed for the benefit of the living. From burial caves in Indonesia festooned with bones,…

  • Apuleius: Metamorphoses Book I

    Apuleius: Metamorphoses Book I

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781908343819

    Apuleius' Metamorphoses or The Golden Ass, our only complete Latin novel, tells the story of Lucius, a young man turned into a donkey by magic because of his unfettered curiosity. After many adventures he is finally saved by the goddess Isis, whose…

  • The Lost World of Byzantium

    The Lost World of Byzantium
    av Jonathan Harris

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780300223538

    A fresh, concise, and accessible history of one of the medieval world's greatest empires For more than a millennium, the Byzantine Empire presided over the juncture between East and West, as well as the transition from the classical to the modern wo…

  • The Sami People

    The Sami People
    av Veli-Pekka Lehtola

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781889963754

    Sami culture has undergone powerful changes recently. Traditions have been integrated with contemporary influences and perspectives. New kinds of Sami participation and activism have evolved including innovative politics, informative media, expressi…

  • The Lost Gospel

    The Lost Gospel
    av Simcha Jacobovici

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781605988870

    Waiting to be rediscovered in the British Library is an ancient manuscript of the early Church, copied by an anonymous monk. The manuscript is at least 1,450 years old, possibly dating to the first century. And now, The Lost Gospel provides the firs…

  • Life and Death in the Roman Suburb

    Life and Death in the Roman Suburb
    av Allison L. C. Emmerson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780198852759

    Defined by borders both physical and conceptual, the Roman city stood apart as a concentration of life and activity that was legally, economically, and ritually divided from its rural surroundings. Death was a key area of control, and tombs were rel…

  • Debasement

    Debasement

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781789253986

    The debasement of coinage, particularly of silver, was a common feature of pre-modern monetary systems. Most coinages were issued by state authorities and the condition of a coinage is often seen (rightly or wrongly) as an indicator of the broader f…

  • Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire

    Decline and Fall of the Sasanian Empire
    av Parvaneh Pourshariati

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781784537470

    I.B.Tauris in association with the Iran Heritage FoundationIt proposes a convincing contemporary answer answer to an ages-old mystery and conundrum: why, in the seventh century CE, did the seemingly powerful and secure Sasanian empire of Persia succ…

  • Understanding Early Civilizations

    Understanding Early Civilizations
    av Bruce G. Trigger

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521705455

    This book offers the first detailed comparative study of the seven best-documented early civilizations: ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, Shang China, the Aztecs and adjacent peoples in the Valley of Mexico, the Classic Maya, the Inka, and the Yoruba.…

  • Understanding Early Civilizations

    Understanding Early Civilizations
    av Bruce G. Trigger

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780521822459

    As the first class-based societies in human history, early civilizations are of great importance to social scientists interested in the development of human complexity. This book offers the first detailed comparative study of the seven most fully do…

  • The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome

    The Penguin Historical Atlas of Ancient Rome
    av Chris Scarre

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140513295

    More than fifteen centuries after its fall, the Roman Empire remains one of the most formative influences on the history of Europe. Its physical remains dot the landscape from Scotland to Syria. Its cities are still the great metropolises of the con…

  • 1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed

    1177 B.C.: The Year Civilization Collapsed
    av Eric H. Cline

    Övrigt - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781491581438

    In 1177 B.C., marauding groups known only as the "Sea Peoples" invaded Egypt. The pharaoh's army and navy managed to defeat them, but the victory so weakened Egypt that it soon slid into decline, as did most of the surrounding civilizations. After c…

  • Red Land, Black Land: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

    Red Land, Black Land: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt
    av Barbara Mertz

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780061252754

    Internationally renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz transports us back thousands of years and immerses us in the sights and sounds of day-to-day life in a vanished desert culture. Their civilization has inspired myriad films, books, pieces of art, m…

  • Rome & the Sword

    Rome & the Sword
    av Simon James

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780500251829

    The rise of Rome depended on fearsome military prowess, backed up by an unprecedented willingness to accept conquered enemies into society as Romans. This combination of `the sword and the open hand' built one of the world's greatest empires.Yet und…